Rudbeckia- Green Wizard

Rudbeckia occidentalis Open Pollinated

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  • Perennial to 120cm
  • Unusual near-black cone shaped flowers
  • Excellent fresh or dried as a cut flower

Standard seed packet, 60 seeds

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'Rudbeckia- Green Wizard' seeds

Rudbeckia occidentalis

  • Perennial to 120cm
  • Unusual near-black cone shaped flowers
  • Excellent fresh or dried as a cut flower

A herbaceous perennial growing to 120cm with a clump of large, grey-green, rounded leaves and tall stems featuring unusual near-black flowers. The flowers have a prominent cone-shaped centre surrounded by a ring of small green sepals in place of petals. Flowers from summer to autumn.

The flowers can be used fresh or dried as long-lasting cut flowers. Excellent for the back of borders and in garden beds. Attracts bees and if left on the plant the seed heads provide winter forage for small birds. Easy to grow. Native to North America where it grows in moist soils in mountainous regions. Also known as 'Western Coneflower'.

Seeds per gram: 490
Product code: H5-04

Best Months to Sow
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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 1mm
Season Spring
Germination 14-21 days @ 13-16°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 50cm
Plant Height 120cm
Position Full or part sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 120 days

*Notes: Divide plants every 3-5 years to maintain vigor.

How To Grow



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